We are a small, entrepreneurial team
with tremendous resolve to make change

Chiefs for Change is a nonprofit network of diverse state and district education Chiefs dedicated to preparing all students for today’s world and tomorrow’s. We advocate for the policies and practices working for students, facilitate a robust system of peer-to-peer advising among our members, and sustain a pipeline of the next generation of Chiefs. Join us in making tomorrow’s generation better than today’s!

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What We Are Looking for:

Do you have a passion for educational equity and an interest in disrupting the status quo? Do you tweet, share, and post to social media in your sleep? We’re looking for someone with a strong interest in social media marketing and someone who is excited about and understands education policy and advocacy. The social media intern will work with CFC’s Associate as well as team members across different departments to implement the organization’s social media strategy. The intern will maintain CFC’s presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our members and the organization’s beliefs. In addition, s/he will regularly analyze and report on the activity on social media networks as well as the CFC website. Our small team is hands on and would expect you to jump right in.


Social Media

  • Build and manage CFC’s social media profiles and presence on Twitter and other relevant channels.
  • Posts updates, news, and announcements in a timely manner using appropriate content.
  • Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to our members and posts it to our accounts in a manner that invites conversation and interaction.
  • Update social media accounts with photos, videos, or other content from CFC activities and events.
  • Responds to posts or comments to bring value to user’s interactions.
  • Grows CFC online social networks by increasing followers and interactions.
  • Completes other social media projects as assigned.


  • Observes the online activity of model organizations; researches and reports on social media best practices.
  • Completes other research projects as assigned.

Analytics and Reporting

  • Uses Google Analytics to assess trends and activity on the CFC website.
  • Uses Twitter Analytics to assess trends and activity on the CFC Twitter page.
  • Reviews data on the performance of social media platforms and adjusts plans or strategies to optimize reach and social media ROI.


Candidates must be either graduate level students or undergraduate level students with a minimum of junior status or recent graduates within six months of completing their degrees. Other requirements include:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge.
  • A passion for local and state education policy and practice.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be effective independently.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as research abilities.
  • Sense of humor, strong work ethic, “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude.
  • An innovator that is not afraid to present big ideas and think outside the box.
  • Experience using Google Apps (i.e. Gmail, calendar, Drive, Docs, Forms, etc.)
  • Preferred: Experience in K-12 public education, education reform, or related field.


We require that you have your own computer or laptop to complete projects and tasks. Interns work up to 10 hours per week.

To apply

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter that includes your work availability to Please use the following naming conventions: CoverLetter_FirstNameLastName and Resume_FirstNameLastName and save the documents as pdf files. If available, please provide links to your website, blog, twitter handle, or portfolio. As we are a small team, we are not able to directly respond to each inquiry. We will reach out directly to those candidates that we select to move forward in the interview process.